Highlights From the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show

From all-electric to truly dazzling, some of the best vehicles from this year's event

Supercars, hypercars, accessible cars and concept cars from the world’s best-known and emerging brands made their debuts at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. Whether small and playful, wildly fast or glorious and sprawling, the cars reflect the industry’s exploration of electric vehicles. Some are opting for more accessible iterations while others want to buck the traditional connotations of eco-friendly vehicles. Here are some that …

The Flying Car from Airbus Makes its First Flight

For 53 seconds an autonomous air taxi rose up and hovered at roughly 16 feet above ground. It was a milestone moment in the race to develop and release an un-piloted flying car. The video was filmed in late January and documents Airbus’ Vahana vehicle flying without human input. The footage then switches to video renderings of other potential systems of travel—all imaginative but certainly …

Airbus Group’s Self-Piloted Flying Car

A vision to reduce traffic congestion by taking to the skies

A proposed benefit of the self-driving cars in development through numerous auto and tech companies is traffic reduction. Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders, however, wants to do one better—lift people off the streets and out of any potential complication. Speaking at Munich’s DLD digital tech conference, Enders addressed Airbus Group’s Project Vahana: a short-haul, self-flying urban aircraft. Yes, that’s more or less a flying car—announced …